“To date, information has come to us, we have verified it with the data of the border service - about 98 thousand Russians have entered Kazakhstan since September 21,” RIA Novosti quotes him.

Atalykov noted that more than 64 thousand Russians left the territory of the republic during the same period.

Earlier, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced negotiations with the Russian side in connection with the increased number of Russians arriving in the republic.